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SIMPLE brand #27: Master Mark Burns - Black Belt Skills For Work and Life




In this week’s episode of the SIMPLE brand With Matt Lyles podcast I talk with American Taekwondo Association Master Instructor, Master Mark Burns!  

While I love reading, listening to podcasts, talking to business leaders and business book authors - sometimes I find lessons and inspiration from outside of the normal channels.

Sometimes it’s from music. Sometimes it’s from super hero movies. Sometimes it’s from historical documentaries or music rockumentaries. Sometimes it’s from graphic novels. Sometimes it’s from my kids’ sports and activities.

And that’s why I’m excited to be talking with Master Mark Burns on the show this week.

Master Burns is the Master Instructor of Franklin ATA Martial Arts taekwondo studio. He’s a 7th degree black belt. And he’s a four-time WORLD CHAMPION.

Master Burns and I discuss his approach to teaching both children and adults not only in taekwondo, but also in leadership skills that help them become more effective in school, at work, and in their community.

And this was a really fun interview for me because I got to talk with Master Burns live in the middle of his taekwondo studio in Franklin Tennessee: ATA Franklin.

Leadership lessons don’t HAVE to come from a business book or a conference or a workshop. They can come from places you might not initially expect - like martial arts.







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